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Wednesday October 20th

Dean Drescher


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DKE house honors memory of former president

One year removed from Smith’s death — and the University examination of the Greek system that followed — the fraternity launched a campaign to improve its image. Members said they think about him each day and have honored his memory with a closer examination of their own organization and role within the community.

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DTH departs for downtown

After spending more than a century on UNC’s campus, The Daily Tar Heel is going back to its roots. The newspaper will leave the Frank Porter Graham Student Union — its home of 40 years — for a new Rosemary Street office, less than one-tenth of a mile from its original 1893 location. Regardless of the move, former and current DTH staff say the newspaper will remain an integral piece of campus life. “The Daily Tar Heel will always be a campus fixture, no matter where its writers pound the keys,” said Ryan Tuck, editor-in-chief in 2005-06. “The DTH may be moving to a new address, but I’m sure the soul of the place will not be going anywhere.” Jen Pilla Taylor, Centennial Edition editor in 1993, said that after UNC won the 1993 NCAA basketball championship, readers waited in long lines to get a copy of that day’s paper, much like they did last year. “It sort of gives you a sense of the important role the paper plays in the life of University, in documenting the big stuff.

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UNC uses 3 steps to stop admission scams

UNC doesn’t want to be like Harvard. In mid-May, an application hoax by a Harvard student was exposed, showing that even the most selective college undergraduate admissions officials can be scammed — and UNC admissions says that it works to avoid that.

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UNC leader leaving for Fla.

UNC’s current vice chancellor for research and economic development has been selected to be the next provost at the University of Central Florida. Following a nationwide search, Tony Waldrop, who has held his position at UNC since 2001, was selected to be the second-highest ranking officer at UCF. “I’m looking forward to that next challenge,” Waldrop said.

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